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Pseudoperipheral Palsy due to Infarction in the Internal Capsule.
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PMID:  24126398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudoperipheral palsy can be caused by cerebral cortical infarctions; however, it is rarely caused by lacunar infarctions, including those in the posterior limb of the internal capsule. Meanwhile, the somatotopic localization of the corticospinal tract in the posterior limb of the internal capsule remains unknown. We herein report the case of an 81-year-old Japanese woman who presented with a left hand drop. Brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed an acute infarction as the causative lesion at the inferior level of the anteromedial portion of the posterior limb of the right internal capsule. This case report indicates the topography of hand fibers in the internal capsule.
Authors:
Hiroki Masuda; Shoichi Ito; Shigeyuki Kojima; Satoshi Kuwabara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  2347-2349     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Matsudo City Hospital, Japan.
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